This is a list of defunct men's varsity college hockey teams

School City State First Season Last Season Primary Conference Notes
Alaska Methodist University Anchorage Alaska unknown unknown Pacific International League Now known as Alaska Pacific University
Baldwin Wallace University Berea Ohio 1937-38[1] 1938-39 Penn-Ohio League
Boston State College Boston Massachusetts 1961-62 1981-82 ECAC Division III Merged with UMass Boston in 1982
University at Buffalo Buffalo New York 1969-70[2] 1986-87[2] SUNYAC
University of California, Berkeley (California) Berkeley California Unknown 1948-49 Pacific Coast League
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Los Angeles California Unknown 1940-41[3] Pacific Coast League
Carnegie Institute of Technology Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 1936-37 1940-41 Penn-Ohio League Merged with the Mellon Institute of Technology in 1967 to form the current Carnegie Mellon University.
Case Institute of Technology Cleveland Ohio 1938-39 1939-40 Penn-Ohio League Merged with Western Reserve University in 1967 to form the current Case Western Reserve University.
Chicago State University Chicago Illinois 1972-73 1978-79 Mid Central Collegiate Hockey Association
Columbia University New York New York 1905-06 Unknown Independent
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Unknown 1940-41 Penn-Ohio League
Fairfield University Fairfield Connecticut 1974-75 2002-03 MAAC
Fenn College Cleveland Ohio 1937-38 1939-40 Penn-Ohio League College acquired by Cleveland State University in 1965
University of Findlay Findlay Ohio 1996-97 2003-04 College Hockey America
Gonzaga University Spokane Washington 1931-32 1939-40[4] Pacific Coast League / Kootenay League
Hillsdale College Hillsdale Michigan 1969-70[5] 1977-78[6] Mid Central Collegiate Hockey Association
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Chicago Illinois 1966-67 1995-96 CCHA
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (Illinois) Champaign Illinois 1937-38 1942-43 Big Ten
Iona College New Rochelle New York 1967-68 2002-03 MAAC
John Carroll University University Heights Ohio Unknown 1940-41 Penn-Ohio League
Kent State University Kent Ohio 1980-81 1993-94 ACHA / CCHA 1988-89 season canceled due to hazing incident
Loyola University of Los Angeles Los Angeles California 1930-31 1940-41[7][8] Pacific Coast League Merged with Marymount College in 1973 to form the current Loyola Marymount University.
Macalester College Saint Paul Minnesota Unknown 1973-74 MIAC Still holds record for second-most league titles
Marquette University Milwaukee Wisconsin 1922-23 1932-33 Independent
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts North Adams Massachusetts 1947-48 2002-03 ECAC Division III Previously known as North Adams State College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Cambridge Massachusetts 1905-06 2008-09 ECAC Division III
University of Michigan–Dearborn Dearborn Michigan 1979-80 1989-90 ACHA
University of Minnesota Crookston Crookston Minnesota unknown 2008-09 MCHA
Nathaniel Hawthorne College Antrim New Hampshire unknown unknown unknown College closed in 1988
Northern Arizona University Flagstaff Arizona 1981-82 1985-86 Great West
Oberlin College Oberlin Ohio 1963-64 1977-78[9] Mid Central Collegiate Hockey Association
Ohio University Athens Ohio 1970-71 1972-73 CCHA
University of Pennsylvania (Penn) Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1897-98 1977-78 ECAC
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pennsylvania unknown 1938-39 Penn-Ohio League
St. Bonaventure University Allegany New York 1981-82[10] 1992-93[10] ECAC Division III
St. John’s University (New York) Jamaica, Queens New York 1980-81 1991-92 ECAC Division III
Saint Louis University St. Louis Missouri 1971-72 1978-79 CCHA
University of Scranton Scranton Pennsylvania 1947-48 2004-05 ECAC Division III
University of Southern California (USC) Los Angeles California 1925-26 1941-42[3] Pacific Coast League
Syracuse University Syracuse New York 1910-11 1939-40 Independent Women’s program started in 2008-09
U.S. International University San Diego California 1979-80 1987-88 Great West Now known as Alliant International University.
Villanova University Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1928-29 1997-98[11] ECAC Division III
University of Washington Seattle Washington 1935-36[12] 1938-39 Independent
Wayne State University Detroit Michigan 1999-2000 2007-08[13] College Hockey America Women’s program discontinued after 2010-11
Western Reserve College Cleveland Ohio unknown 1939-40 Penn-Ohio League Merged with Case Institute of Technology in 1967 to form the current Case Western Reserve University.
University of Wyoming Laramie Wyoming 1948-49 1950-51[14] Independent


  1. 1938 Grindstone. Retrieved on 2018-11-14.
  2. 2.0 2.1 UB Sports History: Hockey. Retrieved on 2018-11-14.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Hron, Jayson (2013-07-08). Commentary: West Coast has intriguing history, offers potential for NCHC :: :: U.S. College Hockey Online. Retrieved on 2017-03-27.
  4. Tradition and Transformation: 125 Years in 125 Items: Photographs. Retrieved on 2018-11-14.
  5. Varsity Status for Hockey Inspires Players for the Upcoming Season. Hillsdale Collegian (1969-10-30).
  6. College Drops Hockey Program. Hillsdale Alumni Magazine (1978-04-01).
  7. LMU Ice Hockey History. Retrieved on 2018-11-14.
  8. LMU Athletics - Building Champions. Retrieved on 2018-11-14.
  9. Togetherness on the Ice. Oberlin College and Conservatory. Retrieved on 2013-01-23.
  10. 10.0 10.1 St. Bonaventure Hockey Division III History 1981-1993. Retrieved on 2018-11-14.
  11. Villanova backs out of Icer game (1998-02-26). Retrieved on 2018-11-13.
  12. 1936 Tyee Yearbook. Retrieved on 2018-11-15.
  13. Wayne State University to discontinue men's hockey program - Newsroom - Wayne State University (2007-09-26). Retrieved on 2017-03-27.
  14. University of Wyoming Athletics: Discontinued Sports - Ice Hockey. Retrieved on 2018-11-15.
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